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How to Grow Beef Cattle Feed on Your Homestead

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

Let me preface this article by saying that we can grow 100% of our goat, rabbit, and chicken feed right here on our little 20-acre… Read More »How to Grow Beef Cattle Feed on Your Homestead

5 Reasons to Raise Chickens on Your Homestead

Photographer and Writer at Western Eclectic Imagery
Kayla is originally from Tennessee, but she’s also lived in Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, and Texas.

She is happily married and is the mother of two beautiful baby girls.

Some of Kayla’s interests include camping, gardening, aviation, agriculture, and self-sufficiency. Kayla has worked in commercial agriculture- spraying crops, driving trucks, and loading aerial applicators.

When she’s not writing, she’s either serving her community as a law enforcement officer or behind the camera for her business, Western Eclectic Imagery.
Kayla McVey
Latest posts by Kayla McVey (see all)

Who doesn’t love chickens? They’re funny little critters that keep your yard clean, create fertilizer for your garden, and they keep the bugs down. It… Read More »5 Reasons to Raise Chickens on Your Homestead

How to Grow Goat Feed on Your Homestead

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

Have you been wondering how to grow goat feed so you no longer need the feed store? In this piece, I’ll show you the basics… Read More »How to Grow Goat Feed on Your Homestead

Chickens: The Ultimate Guide

Photographer and Writer at Western Eclectic Imagery
Kayla is originally from Tennessee, but she’s also lived in Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, and Texas.

She is happily married and is the mother of two beautiful baby girls.

Some of Kayla’s interests include camping, gardening, aviation, agriculture, and self-sufficiency. Kayla has worked in commercial agriculture- spraying crops, driving trucks, and loading aerial applicators.

When she’s not writing, she’s either serving her community as a law enforcement officer or behind the camera for her business, Western Eclectic Imagery.
Kayla McVey
Latest posts by Kayla McVey (see all)

Why Have Chickens? Chickens are not only a fun way to get into homesteading but they also provide pest control (despite bringing in other pests),… Read More »Chickens: The Ultimate Guide

How to Grow Rabbit Feed on Your Homestead

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

Today, we’re continuing to show you how much space it takes to grow feed for the animals on your homestead. In this post, I’m going to… Read More »How to Grow Rabbit Feed on Your Homestead

Why You Should Grow Feed For Your Animals on The Homestead

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

I fell in love with homesteading because I feel the most secure when I intentionally put myself in control and plan ahead. I like the… Read More »Why You Should Grow Feed For Your Animals on The Homestead

How to Grow Chicken Feed for Your Homestead Flock

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

In the last post, I covered why it’s important to create a closed-loop system for yourself and your animals. In this post, I’m going to… Read More »How to Grow Chicken Feed for Your Homestead Flock

8 Reasons Why You Should Raise Rabbits on Your Homestead

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

Rabbits are one of the more underrated livestock animals on homesteads, but they have a lot to bring to the table, literally and figuratively speaking.… Read More »8 Reasons Why You Should Raise Rabbits on Your Homestead

How Much Land Do You Need to Homestead? From Gardens to Livestock

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

Self-sufficiency is a conversation and a lifestyle that is rapidly gaining traction across the US (and the globe), and I’m BEYOND excited to see it… Read More »How Much Land Do You Need to Homestead? From Gardens to Livestock

How I Built a Large Rabbit Hutch for Under $30 in 2023

Sarah lives 4,200 feet up on a mountain in northwestern Montana, where she homesteads, raises her two toddlers and writes professional SEO content. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, fishing, skiing, trail riding, and exploring the Kootenai National Forest that surrounds her cabin.
Sarah Hamelman

How To Build a Cheap Rabbit Hutch Last month I built a 3×8-foot rabbit hutch and naturally sourced most of these materials from our homestead.… Read More »How I Built a Large Rabbit Hutch for Under $30 in 2023